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There are many markings on the sidewall of the summer tyre, we talk about some from these. Not all markings are important to the customer, some are for tyre fitter only.

RADIAL (same as R on the right side) – the inside structure of tyre

TUBELESS – tyre is designed for use without an inner tube

M+S – means a tyre whose tread pattern and whose structure are primarily designed to ensure in mud and fresh or melting snow a performance better than that of an ordinary (road-type) tyre.

225 – tread width in mm

45 – sidewall height in percent of tread width

Z – this tyre you can use very high speed (but the speed index describe the max speed)

17 – the rim (wheel) diameter in inch

94 – “Load-capacity index” means a number associated to the reference mass a tyre can carry when operated in conformity with requirements governing utilization specified by the manufacturer (for more information please roll down)

W – “Speed category” means the maximum speed which the tyre can sustain, expressed by speed category symbol (for more information please roll down)

EXTRA LOAD – describes a pneumatic-tyre structure in which the carcass is more resistant than that of the corresponding standard tyre

OUTSIDE / INSIDE – fitting regulation of manufacturers for the asymmetric pattern tyres

 Tyre markings

Most used indexes

Speed-category Maximum speed  x  Li = Load-capacity index
kg = Corresponding mass of the vehicle which is to be carried
symbol (km/h) Li kg Li kg Li kg Li kg

S
T
U
H
V
W
Y

180
190
200
210
240
270
300

80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
450
462
475
487
500
515
530
545
560
580
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
600
615
630
650
670
690
710
730
750
775
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
800
825
850
875
900
925
950
975
1000
1030
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
1060
1090
1120
1150
1180
1215
1250
1285
1320
1360
1400

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